Place:Seskinore, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland

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NameSeskinore
TypeVillage
Located inCounty Tyrone, Northern Ireland


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Seskinore or Seskanore is a small village and townland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is northeast of Fintona and southeast of Omagh. The village had a population of 162 in the 2001 Census.

History

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Little is known about the origins of the village but there is proof that it existed in the early part of the 17th century when at least two of its inhabitants were listed as paying Hearth Tax.

Following the marriage of Mary Perry to Alexander McClintock in 1781, the village became the family seat of the McClintock family, who had settled in Ulster in 1597 from Argyll, Scotland. The McClintock family were enthusiastic huntsmen and in 1860 they established the "Tyrone Hunt", which was renamed the "Seskinore Hunt" in 1886.

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